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Weekly School Bulletin

Nov. 17, 2019

We are still collecting non-perishable thanksgiving foods for our Thanksgiving Food Drive through this Thursday. Remember, students who bring in donations will receive a raffle ticket and entered into the raffle for a prize this Friday.

This Thursday, November 21 at 5:30 pm is our next regularly scheduled Parent Advisory Group meeting. We hope to increase our membership and invite you to join this wonderful group of parents partnering with us to make HSHMC the best school in the universe. This Thursday they will be packing up all the Thanksgiving food donations for distribution to 10 families and planning future events and activities to support our HSHMC students and families.

HSHMC is currently offering a FREE SAT prep course to all juniors so they can begin learning test-taking strategies as they prepare to take the test in the spring. The course runs from November through May and is offered on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:10-4:40 in Room 203 at HSHMC. Please contact Ms. Peña at mpena@hshmc.org with any questions.

It is open enrollment time at HSHMC. We are now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year for grades 9-12. This open enrollment period ends January 31, 2020. Siblings of current HSHMC students should submit their applications NOW! Click here to apply! And, if you know other families interested in applying, we appreciate you letting them know as well.

School will be closed next week, November 25 through November 29 for Thanksgiving Break. School will resume on Monday, December 2.

From our home to yours, we wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving.


Weekly School Bulletin

Nov. 11, 2019

This Thursday, November 14, our 10th grade students will be going on a field study to the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles. Permission slips were sent home because they will not be returning back to HSHMC until 5:45 pm. If you have not already signed and returned the permission slip, please send it in tomorrow with your child. Our 9th grade students will also be going on a field study to visit SDSU and UCSD, but they will return prior to our normal 3:00 pm dismissal.

We are now collecting non-perishable thanksgiving foods for our Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive sponsored by our Parent Advisory Group, National Honor Society and HOSA. The turkeys have already been donated and your food donations will be used to provide 10 families with a complete Thanksgiving meal. Boxes to collect donations are at front office. Students who bring in donations will receive a raffle ticket and entered into the raffle for a special prize.

It is open enrollment time at HSHMC. We are now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year for grades 9-12. This open enrollment period ends January 31, 2020. Siblings of current HSHMC students should submit their applications NOW! Click here to apply. And, if you know other families interested in applying, we appreciate you letting them know as well.

Have a wonderful week. Thank you.


Weekly School Bulletin

Oct. 27, 2019

Our seniors will be taking their pictures this Tuesday, October 29 (for seniors with last names beginning in A-L) and Wednesday, Oct 30 (for seniors with last names beginning in M-Z). We will also have makeup pictures on Tuesday, October 29 for students in grades 8 - 11 who missed getting their pictures taken last week.

Students are welcome to dress up for Halloween spirit day this Thursday, October 31. However, we ask that student costumes be appropriate for school in keeping with our respectful attire policy, and that students do not cover their faces with any type of mask. It is always a fun day at HSHMC and ASB looks forward to seeing who wins best costume this year!

The end of our first quarter is quickly approaching this Friday, November 1. Please check in with your child to be sure they are not holding any incompletes. It is expected that students who hold an incomplete are taking advantage of several resources we have to support their academic efforts. Tutoring is available every day after school, Monday through Thursday, from 3:15 to 4:15 in the SWAG lab. Teachers are available for help during our lunch tutorial time, and/or students can make an appointment to meet with their teachers during their office hours. We expect a busy week as students work hard to clear any incompletes before the end of the 1st quarter. Quarter 1 progress grades will be mailed home next week.

Again, if you have not already done so, please return the Free or Reduced Lunch Application by mail or fill out the on-line application located here. Time is running out to complete the application. Remember, all students need to apply each year whether you think they qualify or not.

Attendance Matters! If your child has missed a day of school, please send them to Saturday School this Saturday, November 2 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

Have a wonderful week. Thank you.


Weekly School Bulletin

Oct. 21, 2019

School pictures are this week! Grades 9-11 will be taken on Tuesday, October 22, and Grade 8 will be taken on Wednesday, October 23.Our seniors will be taking their pictures on October 29 (for seniors will last names beginning in A-L) and Oct 30 (for seniors will last names beginning in M-Z).

Our College Knowledge Night is this Thursday, October 24 at 5:30 pm. Come meet other families, enjoy dinner, and engage with our college support team who are working with your students. This is an opportunity to learn about the journey through the college application world. If you plan to attend, please RSVP here:

RSVP HERE College Knowledge Night 2019-2020

Reminder: If you have not already done so, please return the Free or Reduced Lunch Application by mail or fill out the on-line application located here.Time is running out to complete the application. Remember, all students need to apply each year whether you think they qualify or not.

Attendance Matters! If your child has missed a day of school, please send them to Saturday School this Saturday, October 26 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

Have a wonderful week. Thank you.


Weekly School Bulletin

Oct. 14, 2019

Our 11th graders will be taking the PSAT this Wednesday, October 16. Our 8th, 9th, and 10th grades will take it in the spring.

School pictures are next week. Grades 9-11 will be taken on Tuesday, October 22, and Grade 8 will be taken on Wednesday, October 23. Information on how to purchase school photos is being sent home with your child this week.

Reminder: If you have not already done so, please return the Free or Reduced Lunch Application by mail or fill out the on-line application here. Remember, all students need to apply each year whether you think they qualify or not.

Attendance Matters! If your child has missed a day of school, please send them to Saturday School this Saturday, October 19 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

Have a wonderful week. Thank you.


Weekly School Bulletin

Oct. 07, 2019

Our first blood drive of the year is Tuesday, October 8 from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. We hope you will consider coming by to donate.

Please note – Our College Knowledge Night schedule for this Thursday, has been rescheduled for October 24th. Please remark your calendars so you don't miss the chance to come meet other families, enjoy dinner, and engage with our college support team who are working with your students. This is an opportunity to learn about the journey through the college application world. If you plan to attend, please RSVP below:

RSVP HERE College Knowledge Night 2019-2020

Another reminder if you have not already done so, please return the Free or Reduced Lunch Application by mail or fill out the on-line application. Remember, all students need to apply each year whether you think they qualify or not.

Attendance Matters! If your child has missed a day of school, please send them to Saturday School this Saturday, October 12 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

Have a terrific week – Thank you.


Weekly School Bulletin

Oct. 07, 2019

We are now collecting non-perishable thanksgiving foods for our Annual Thanksgiving Food Drive sponsored by our Parent Advisory Group, National Honor Society and HOSA. The turkeys have already been donated and your food donations will be used to provide 10 families with a complete Thanksgiving meal. Boxes to collect donations are at front office. Students who bring in donations will receive a raffle ticket and entered into the raffle for a special prize.

It is open enrollment time at HSHMC. We are now accepting applications for the 2020-2021 school year for grades 9-12. This open enrollment period ends January 31, 2020. Siblings of current HSHMC students should submit their applications NOW! Apply Here: 2020-2021 Online Application. And, if you know other families interested in applying, we appreciate you letting them know as well.

This Thursday, November 7, we are holding a financial aid and FAFSA workshop for parents of our seniors that need hands-on help completing the financial aid process. Please come by between 5:00 and 6:30 pm for help.

As a reminder, next Monday, November 11 school is closed in honor of Veteran's Day. Given the long weekend, we will NOT have Saturday School this Saturday, November 9. If your child has missed a day of school, please plan now to send them to Saturday School on Saturday, November 16 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

Thank you!


Weekly School Bulletin

Sep. 30, 2019

A group of our high school students will be going to see the play "The Virgin Trial" this Wednesday evening. Students attending brought home a permission slip for your approval which must be returned before they can attend. The bus will leave from HSHMC at 4:30 pm.

Our first blood drive of the year is next Tuesday, October 8 from 8:00 am to 1:30 pm. We hope you will consider coming by to donate.

Mark your calendars for next Thursday, October 10 at 5:30 pm and join us for our College Knowledge Night. Come meet other families, enjoy dinner, and engage with our college support team who are working with your students. This is an opportunity to learn about the journey through the college application world. If you plan to attend, please RSVP here:

RSVP HERE College Knowledge Night 2019-2020

As a reminder if you have not already done so, please return the Free or Reduced Lunch Application by mail or fill out the on-line application. Remember, all students need to apply each year whether you think they qualify or not.

Attendance Matters! If your child has missed a day of school, please send them to Saturday School this Saturday, October 5 from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

Have a great week. Thank you!


Weekly School Bulletin

Sep. 23, 2019

If you have not already done so, please return the Free or Reduced Lunch Application you received at the beginning of the school year by mail or fill out the on-line application, also located on our website by clicking on the "Parent" tab and going to the free or reduced lunch link. Students who were qualified last year and were rolled over to this year will no longer qualify if we have do not receive a new application for this year. A new application is due every year. It is important that everyone fill out this form, even if you think you may not qualify, or your child does not take advantage of our lunch offerings. This form also helps determine eligibility for testing fee waivers and free college applications. If you need any help filling out the application, please contact the school and we will be happy to assist you.

To help support your child's academic success, please remind them that tutoring is available after school every Monday through Thursday from 3:15 to 4:15. We have both staff and peer tutors ready and available to help.

Our SAT prep class for seniors starts this week on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:10 to 4:40 pm. All students are welcome, however this course will be dedicated to supporting our seniors who are taking their final SATs before applying to college. In November, we will begin a new SAT prep course focused on our juniors.

HSHMC will be participating at the San Diego AIDS walk at 7:45am this Saturday. Everyone is welcome to participate. If you plan to join us, please register online using our team name HSHMC-NHS.

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, September 28, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please send your child to Saturday School if they have missed a day of school.

Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.


Weekly School Bulletin

Sep. 16, 2019

It is an exciting week with College Classes and Internships starting in the high school. If your child needs new brown scrubs for their hospital internship, they can be purchased at the front desk for $25.00.

This Thursday, September 19 from 5:30-7:00 pm is our first Parent Academy of the year – The FAQ's of HSHMC (for parents by parents). If you are new HSHMC family, or just want to come learn more about what goes on at the school for both you and your student, please join us. We promise you will leave with lots of helpful information while also having fun and meeting other HSHMC families. Dinner will be served so please RSVP at the link below.

FAQ's of HSHMC RSVP

Saturday School is scheduled again this Saturday, September 21, from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. Please send your child to Saturday School if they have missed a day of school.

Students must stay the entire time to get credit for their absence.

Thank you. Have a great week!